Staff Engineer
Core
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Stellar Development Foundation

51-200 employees

Open-source financial platform for universal access
Company Overview
Stellar Development Foundation stands out for its commitment to democratizing financial access through its open-source platform, aiming to eliminate high fees and complexities often associated with financial transactions. The company fosters a culture of inclusivity and impact, encouraging employees to address unique challenges and create meaningful solutions. Stellar's industry leadership is evident in its unique network that promotes borderless opportunities, making it a rewarding place to work for those passionate about financial inclusion and technological advancement.
Financial Services
Crypto & Web3

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$5M

Founded

2014

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

4%

2 year growth

31%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Rust
Blockchain
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • You have 8+ years of experience developing software on a team
  • You have a BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent field
  • You excel in writing code in modern C++ or Rust in a production environment
  • You're a great communicator that can advocate and lead technical discussions, especially during the design and code review process
  • You have a solid understanding of software design patterns, and how to build components that are reusable, extensible, and modular
  • You are knowledgeable of best practices and development tools and are passionate about technological innovation
  • You have a passion for performance debugging and benchmarking
  • You love a good challenge in an ever-evolving space - many of the challenges we face are being faced for the first time!
  • You're enthusiastic about working on a small, growing team where you'll be given a lot of autonomy
  • You're open, empathetic, and care about putting the best ideas forward in a collaborative and helpful manner
Responsibilities
  • Design and build key components of Stellar Core - the backbone software behind the Stellar Network
  • Design and develop robust, scalable, and extensible technologies that empower our developers and network participants
  • Collaborate on new architectures and subsystems, working alongside our CTO, our team of engineers, and our community of open source developers
  • Write clean, maintainable code with an emphasis on edge case analysis and future-proofing our work
  • Own core subsystems of Stellar Core, and help the team hit critical product milestones
  • Collaborate with the team on code review and design, and contribute to best practices for all of engineering at SDF
  • Investigate and refactor performance bottlenecks in order to continue scaling the system
  • Author detailed technical feature and protocol (RFC) specifications - we take design seriously, and we encourage everyone to be a part of our RFC processes
Desired Qualifications
  • You have direct experience with designing and implementing distributed systems
  • You have a strong curiosity in blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies, and understand the fundamentals of these systems